Concept Sharing Through Interaction: The Effect of Information Visualization for Career Design

  • Hiroko Shoji
  • Kaori Komiya
  • Toshikazu Kato
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4253)


In this study, we have developed an interactive system called Mochi that effectively prompts users to visualize their concepts on 2D maps. We analyzed the process of concept sharing, in which two users initially had vague concept on career design and then gradually clarified it in the course of interaction. This paper discusses the effectiveness of the system in facilitating adjustment of communication gap between users in the domain of career designing.


Career Design Chance Discovery Vague Concept Concept Sharing Hyper Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroko Shoji
    • 1
  • Kaori Komiya
    • 1
  • Toshikazu Kato
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Science and EngineeringChuo UniversityTokyoJapan

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